California confirms Vitaliy Panych as statewide CISO
After two years in the acting chief information security officer role, Vitaliy Panych was appointed this week to fill the role on a full-time basis.
Arkansas launches statewide broadband availability map
The new tool contains layers for internet speed, number of providers and service availability, designed to assist residents and policymakers alike.
Minnesota launches COVID-19 vaccination data dashboard
Minnesota officials hope the new data tool will support "a covenant of accountability" as the state progresses through early phases of vaccine distribution.
North Dakota urges residents to take free cyber risk assessments
The state's cybersecurity education program now includes a free risk assessment tool that scores users on the risk level of their computing environments.
Contact tracing app helped lower COVID cases in Minnesota, CIO says
The state's contract tracing app helped lower cases after November's spike, and now the state's deploying a tool to track vaccination data, said Minnesota CIO Tarek Tomes.
Georgia CIO Calvin Rhodes reflects on decade of service
Rhodes, who was appointed CIO in 2011, is one of the few statewide IT chiefs to last this long in the job.